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Preventive Medicine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Preventive Medicine
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.720.750
Unique ID
D011315
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011315
Annotation
use for the specialty; for specific disease, use ; PRIMARY PREVENTION, SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION are also available
Scope Note
A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Entry Version
PREV MED
Entry Term(s)
Medicine, Preventive
Preventative Care
Preventative Medicine
Preventive Care
See Also
Health Promotion
Preventive Health Services
Public Health
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/03
Preventive Medicine Preferred
Preventive Care Narrower
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